[4.14,52/62] kbuild: use -fmacro-prefix-map to make __FILE__ a relative path

Message ID 20191108174755.304501752@linuxfoundation.org
State Superseded
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Greg KH Nov. 8, 2019, 6:50 p.m.
From: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com>


[ Upstream commit a73619a845d5625079cc1b3b820f44c899618388 ]

The __FILE__ macro is used everywhere in the kernel to locate the file
printing the log message, such as WARN_ON(), etc.  If the kernel is
built out of tree, this can be a long absolute path, like this:

  WARNING: CPU: 1 PID: 1 at /path/to/build/directory/arch/arm64/kernel/foo.c:...

This is because Kbuild runs in the objtree instead of the srctree,
then __FILE__ is expanded to a file path prefixed with $(srctree)/.

Commit 9da0763bdd82 ("kbuild: Use relative path when building in a
subdir of the source tree") improved this to some extent; $(srctree)
becomes ".." if the objtree is a child of the srctree.

For other cases of out-of-tree build, __FILE__ is still the absolute
path.  It also means the kernel image depends on where it was built.

A brand-new option from GCC, -fmacro-prefix-map, solves this problem.
If your compiler supports it, __FILE__ is the relative path from the
srctree regardless of O= option.  This provides more readable log and
more reproducible builds.

Please note __FILE__ is always an absolute path for external modules.

Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com>

Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>

---
 Makefile | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

-- 
2.20.1

Patch

diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index 1d7f47334ca2b..61660387eb34b 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -840,6 +840,9 @@  KBUILD_CFLAGS   += $(call cc-option,-Werror=incompatible-pointer-types)
 # Require designated initializers for all marked structures
 KBUILD_CFLAGS   += $(call cc-option,-Werror=designated-init)
 
+# change __FILE__ to the relative path from the srctree
+KBUILD_CFLAGS	+= $(call cc-option,-fmacro-prefix-map=$(srctree)/=)
+
 # use the deterministic mode of AR if available
 KBUILD_ARFLAGS := $(call ar-option,D)